The Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities, Operations & Events (FO&E) serves as the department leader for FO&E and reports to the Associate Athletic Director, FO&E. This individual is responsible for directly managing the athletic department’s event operations and game day staff for an athletic program with 20 varsity sports. He/she will be responsible for overseeing the planning, coordinating, and managing of all competitions, events or functions using Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) indoor and outdoor facilities, including the Xfinity Center and Maryland Stadium. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing all game day operations for home athletic events; overseeing the scheduling of ICA facilities for all internal and external events, including rental agreements, support services, equipment and overall event management; football game administration and men’s basketball game administration; assisting in future facility enhancement projects; and managing all department keys, locks, phones, parking, security, and daily operations of ICA facilities. This individual will supervise a staff of approximately 5-6 full-time employees and will serve as the liaison to the University’s Recreation & Wellness department as well as Office of Sustainability and Emergency Management and perform other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 124717. For best consideration, applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by July 18, 2021.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience in an events operations position is required.
Demonstrated, successful managerial experience in collegiate athletics, especially at the NCAA Division I level is preferred. Oversight of game operations of large Athletic assembly facilities (i.e., Stadium and Arenas) is preferred.
Internal Number: 124717
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The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.